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Community knows what community needs

Tina Crisp is a member of the Sankofa Fund of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and her favorite place to be is in the comfort of her own home. __________ My memories of Denver make me feel a complete sense of pride, seeing … Continue reading

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We Are Philanthropists: Illumination 1

Kenny Ashe is a member of the CIN board of directors and is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur from Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Florida A&M University. ______ In October 2007, I attended my first Community Investment Network Conference … Continue reading

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The Five Minute Philanthropy Plan

Cedric Brown is a managing partner of the Kapor Center for Social Impact, which mobilizes tech for positive, progressive change.  He is a former board chair of Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy and a 2007 Connecting Leaders Fellow of the … Continue reading

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Black Cowboys and the Harlem of the West

Stephan Gater is a founding member of Denver African American Philanthropists as well as a member of the Mile High Mavericks. Stephan offers anecdotes and insights as he exudes hometown pride for the Mile High City. _______ Denver — October … Continue reading

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A firmer resolve: why I am going to Denver for the 2013 conference

Jan Bright is a member of the Circle of Joy, a retired high school English teacher after 26 years, married 42 years, with two children, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, shipping, music, dance, and … Continue reading

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African Americans in the West

Lisa Roy, an individual member of CIN, is family historian and ardent genealogist who lives in Denver, Colorado. _____ I had the pleasure of attending the Tesoro Cultural Center lecture at The Fort this past Sunday, April 7, 2013.  Dr. Quintard … Continue reading

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Photograph from "Giving Bsck" |Charles W. Thomas Jr., photographer “African American philanthropy is a stunning example of ‘populist philanthropy.’ We as a people have been able to demonstrate how philanthropy is a form of relationship with…

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